more desirable than another
"coffee is preferable to tea"; "Danny's preferred name is `Dan'"
favored, favorite(a), favourite(a), best-loved, pet, preferred, preferent(adj)
preferred above all others and treated with partiality
"the favored child"
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Rank popularity for the word 'preferred' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4254
Rank popularity for the word 'preferred' in Adjectives Frequency: #1006
The numerical value of preferred in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of preferred in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Although prepared for martyrdom, I preferred that it be postponed.
Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities.
I would have preferred any combination of parties rather than repeat elections.
They cannot buy their way back onto the national preferred formulary at this time.
There will be some voters that vote on preferred leader. Turnbull will be pleased.
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